Getting to the Abbey

    The abbey is located between Brussels and Charleroi.

    By road (See Google Maps)

    - E411 highway (exit 9), N25 direction Nivelles (Villers-la-Ville exit)

    - or E19 highway (exit 19), Nivelles ring road R24 direction Wavre, N25 (Villers-la-Ville exit)

    - or E42 highway (exit 16b), N5 direction Waterloo, after Baisy-Thy, direction Villers-la-Ville

    Free parking for cars and tour buses

    Site accessible to buses with a max. height of 3.50 m. Buses higher than 3.50m have access via the village of Marbais.

    By train

    Line no. 140 Ottignies-Charleroi. 

    Station: Villers-la-Ville (2 km from the Abbey) 

    Opening Times

    1st November - 31st March: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (open everyday)
    1st April - 31st October: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (open everyday)

    Annual closing: December 24, December 25, December 31 and January 1.

    Entry Charges

    • Adults: € 9
    • Group* adults: € 8
    • Students, senior citizens: € 7
    • Group* students, senior citizens: € 6
    • Children (aged 6 to 12):  € 4
    • Group* children: € 3,50
    • Children (<6 years), disabled persons**, teachers, friends of the Abbey: Free
    • Audioguide: € 1,50

    * Group : from 15 persons
    ** Limited access for people with disabilities. (Wheel chair? Contact us. We do accept the European Disability Card)

    A self-guided tour of the Abbey with a map or an audioguide lasts from 60 to 90 minutes.

    Practical Information

    • Changing table available in the toilets
    • Lockers available
    • Dogs allowed on a leash
    • Racks for bicycles
    • For the peace and safety of our visitors, drones are prohibited

    Places to eat & drink

    There are picnic tables available.

    • La Cave du Moulin (snack-restaurant) is located just in front of the Abbey.
    • Le Chalet de la Forêt (snack-bar) is located 150 meters from the Abbey.